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Stephen F. Austin State University




Dr. Brad Meyer and the Stephen F. Austin State University Percussion Studio (SFAPS) would like to invite professional, college, or high school senior percussionists to participate in the upcoming performance of John Luther Adams’s Inuksuit, a piece played with nine to 99 percussionists. We are hoping to have 99 percussionists, and we hope you will be one of them! The performance will take place at 3pm on Saturday, April 18th, 2015 in the center of SFA’s Free Speech Area (located directly outside of the SFA School of Music).


SCHEDULE – Saturday, April 18, 2015 (Central Standard Time):

10:30am – load in (music stands provided by SFA)

12pm – rehearsal224464_271184016318447_631125442_n

2pm – lunch break

3pm – performance

4:30pm – approximate end of performance

6pm – post-performance gathering at the Liberty Bell Bar (optional)

.                  – Liberty Bell’s address: 422 E. Main St., Nacogdoches, TX 75961


Dress for the performance is “contemporary/casual.”

About a month before the performance, Dr. Meyer will distribute music to all the performers via email. There will be videos on Youtube (coming in January) to explain how to play each of the three different types of parts. Please check the SFAPS website (www.Brad-Meyer.com/Inuksuit) for the videos explanations and latest, up-to-date information


If you would like to participate, or if you would like more information, please contact Dr. Meyer at meyerbe@sfasu.edu

  • If you wouldliketoparticipate, please send me the following:
    • Name (as you would like it listed on the program)
    • Email address
    • Phone number
    • Where you are from: school (if applicable), city, and state
    • If you have played Inuskuit before, and have a preference on what part you play, please give Dr. Meyer that information



LOCATION – Address for the performance area:

    Stephen F. Austin State University School of Music

    Alumni Dr.

    Nacogdoches, TX 75965



Here are videos of several performances that have been given around the country:

– Park Avenue Armory (NYC) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnoxu4ocQb0

– Vermont – http://vimeo.com/71658556

– Morningside Park (NYC) – http://vimeo.com/39218258

– Rice University – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYoSuZ_UDOo

– Inuksuit Promo Trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xAk527M-INA



MEMBERS ONLY – Performance Instruction Videos:

Group 1:

Group 2:

Group 3: